Weight/Volume/ Pack Size: 1 kg
Black rice is gluten-free and gut-friendly. It is rich in antioxidants and dietary fiber, and acts as a natural cleanser. It is lower in calories and higher in protein content than white rice. Black rice is a good source of iron, vitamins, calcium, magnesium, zinc, and many other nutrients. It is widely believed to lower the risk of diabetes, cancer, and heart disease. It is known to help with healthy weight loss. Black rice has a deep black color which turns deep purple when cooked. The dark purple color of cooked black rice is due to its anthocyanin content. Black rice has higher anthocyanin content by weight than other colored grains. Black rice is suitable for creating traditional rice-based dishes like porridge, desserts, traditional black rice cakes, breads, and noodles.
Black rice is widely grown in many parts of eastern India. Because it is rich in antioxidants and other nutrients, black rice is often called ‘miracle food’. It is the richest dietary source of anthocyanin. This rice variety stands out in its nutritional value compared to other types of rice. Gajanan black rice is procured from Assam and other parts of eastern India. It is rich in iron, copper, and carotenes. It is gluten-free and cholesterol-free. Black rice is low on sugar, salt, and fat content. It has medicinal properties and is widely used in Asian cuisine.